I asked an AI for… (2023)

AI-generated food. Vaguely defined, mushy green, orange and yellow vegetables
An end to hunger.

As the arms race of deep-learning based image generation systems marches on, we breathlessly admire and fear their ever-increasing capabilities. Their developers challenge us to use their systems to dream and imagine – to let their systems to indulge our most fantastic (yet “safe”) creative visions – a Disneyland for the mind, uninhibited by reality. Cats playing chess. Astronauts on horseback. Humans made from circuit boards.

I asked an AI to imagine some things that would be truly wonderful, beyond the ready surrealism of the physically impossible.

View the project here.